RELI 357: Gender and the Body in Judaism

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Credits: 3

Explores distinctively Jewish approaches to questions of gender, sexuality, and the body as described in the legal, religious, ethical, and literary material in the Jewish tradition. Topics include the "body of God," circumcision, laws of purity, rites of passage, the synagogue, feminist theology, and masculine and feminine stereotypes. Limited to three attempts.
Schedule Type: Lecture
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.